Meaning of angel skin in English:

angel skin


  • 1(Also in form angel's skin) a variety of precious coral which has a pale pinkish-white colour and is used in jewellery (more fully "angel skin coral").

  • 2(A trademark for) any of various acetate fabrics (especially a type of satin), having a smooth waxy finish and dull appearance.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Zoologist: a miscellany of natural history.